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Political Prisoner Eghbal Ahmadpour Transferred to Urmia Central Prison

Posted on: 30th September, 2018
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Eghbal Ahmadpour

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – Eghbal Ahmadpour, a resident of Anbi village of Urmia arrested September 11, 2018 by security forces, was transferred to the general ward of Urmia Central Prison after 19 days of interrogation.

This citizen stands accused of “membership in Kurdish opposition parties.”

An informed source told HRANA that Ahmadpour was held in solitary confinement for 12 days after his arrest, and at the end of his interrogation was transferred to Ward 13 of Urmia Prison, known as the youth ward.

According to the 2017 annual report published by Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRAI), 6883 citizens were arrested in Iran on ideological or political grounds last year.

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